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Freedom of Info Overview

The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act legislates freedom of information request and provides access to records held by the Township of Carling. Before filing a request, check these sources for the material you are looking for:

  • Past Council agendas, minutes and reports;
  • Municipal website;
  • Contact the municipal department that the information relates to.
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How to Submit a Request/ How to Appeal a Request

You can submit a Freedom of Information Request (FOI) by filling out a FOI request form. Please identify the types of records you want access to and the time frame they cover. Your request should be as specific as possible and refer to the Act. There is a $5 application fee payable to the Township for any FOI request.  

To file an appeal to the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario if you’re unsatisfied with our answers to your FOI request. There are three steps:

  1. Send a letter or completed form within 30 days of receiving the Township’s response explaining your concerns and potential resolution.
  2. Include a copy of the Township’s response and your original request (if available)
  3. Enclosed the $25 fee (cheque or money order only, payable to Minister of Finance)

For more information visit the Government of Ontario website. 

For information on FOI requests, contact the Clerks Office.

Available from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday – Friday

Address 2 West Carling Bay Rd Nobel, ON P0G 1G0
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